chagrin

[ shuh-grin ]
/ ʃəˈgrɪn /

noun

a feeling of vexation, marked by disappointment or humiliation.

verb (used with object), cha·grined or cha·grinned, cha·grin·ing or cha·grin·ning.

to vex by disappointment or humiliation: The rejection of his proposal chagrined him deeply.
Obsolete. shagreen(def 1).

Origin of chagrin

1650–60; < French < ?

Related forms

un·cha·grined, adjective
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chagrin

/ (ˈʃæɡrɪn) /

noun

a feeling of annoyance or mortification

verb (tr)

to embarrass and annoy; mortify

Derived Forms

chagrined, adjective

Word Origin for chagrin

C17: from French chagrin, chagriner, of unknown origin
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